Portfolios may be littered with the bones of first generation biofuels startups, but for strategic investors, the biofuels industry as a whole is far from cold in the grave. In fact, if you ask experts like John May, managing director of the investment banking firm Stern Brothers & Co, he’ll tell you that bio-based energy and consumer packaged goods (CPGs) are embarking on a technological reinvention of industry.
Combined with shifting consumer preferences, the adaptability of this industry will have a substantial impact on what the world of fuels, chemicals, and consumer goods look like 10 years from now.
Tags: bioplastic, bio-based PET, MEG, algae-based, cellulosic biofuel, ethanol, alternative energy, biomass
Source: BiofuelsDigest, 2013-07-19.